David Lee brings 15 years of non-profit experience, specializing in community relations, public affairs, hunger relief and food systems programming, and advocacy to his role as the Executive Director of Feeding Wisconsin, the state association of regional food banks.
As a recognized leader on the issue of food access and hunger, David has served as an adviser to the National Conference of State Legislatures’ Hunger Partnership and the Farm Foundation’s Dialogue Project for a 21st Century Agriculture. He has also written and spoken about hunger, poverty and messaging across the country.
Locally, David is the president of the board of directors for Outpost Natural Foods and serves on the board of Ex Fabula, a Milwaukee non-profit that aims to strengthen community through the art of storytelling, chairing its Governance Committee.
David is an alum of the American Express/Independent Sector NGen Fellows program and the American Express/Aspen Institute Academy 2.0 Non-Profit Leaders program. He attended Vassar College, where he holds an A.B. in film and drama. David and his wife live in the Bay View neighborhood of Milwaukee where they stress out over their backyard garden and whether their dog Molly is living a rich and fulfilling inner life.